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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 28,000 jobs in Danville, Illinois in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,404 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 15 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 28,000 -100 -500
CPS 31,404 -15 -806

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Danville, Illinois Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Danville as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Danville, Illinois

CES employment for Danville peaked in April 2000 at 34,200. Since then 6,200 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,800 in July 2017, Danville has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,496 for Danville in April 2000. 6,092 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 28,000 -100 31,404 -15
October 2017 28,100 200 31,419 -118
September 2017 27,900 0 31,537 -145
August 2017 27,900 100 31,682 -112
July 2017 27,800 -400 31,794 -106
June 2017 28,200 0 31,900 -138
May 2017 28,200 -400 32,038 -361
April 2017 28,600 100 32,399 -71
March 2017 28,500 0 32,470 72
February 2017 28,500 -300 32,398 87
January 2017 28,800 300 32,311 129
December 2016 28,500 0 32,182 -28